Dayton Innovation: How this law firm is using technology to help seniors

Ted Gudorf, owner of Gudorf Law Group

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Business Name: Gudorf Law Group LLC

Location: 8153 N. Main St. in Dayton; 1800 Lyons Road in Centerville; 120 W. Main St. in Troy

Owner’s name: Ted Gudorf

Years in operation: 28

Describe what your business does: We are a boutique law firm devoted exclusively to estate and retirement planning, tax services and elder care.

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What inspired you to start this business? After helping my father go through Alzheimer’s, I decided I wanted to help other families going through similar issues. Therefore, I decided to focus my law practice on helping seniors by becoming a board certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law.

How has your business embraced innovation? In addition to our physical offices in Dayton, Centerville and Troy, we have become a virtual law firm and regularly conduct business through Zoom, Microsoft Teams and WebEx. In addition, we now regularly host webinars to educate prospects about our unique seven-step planning process.

What is your biggest challenge right now? Our biggest challenge is helping our senior clients embrace virtual technology.

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What is your biggest opportunity right now? We have expanded our service offerings to include advanced strategies involving tax planning, asset protection and retirement planning. In addition, our service area has expanded into Indiana and Kentucky.

What do you want readers to know about your business today? As board certified attorneys, we are experts who can provide comfort and clarity to help clients protect assets and preserve their independence. We would like to invite your readers to visit our website, to access our library of helpful blogs or to schedule a free, no-obligation estate planning consultation.

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